Where to Stay on Beqa Island & the Pacific Harbour on a Budget
After spending on epic activities like white water rafting or shark diving, you can be forgiven for wanting to save a few cents while staying on the Pacific Harbour or Beqa Island of Fiji. Luckily enough, there are some great budget accommodation on the Pacific Harbour, even if they provide super varied experiences. Find out more in this list of budget backpacker hostels, lodges, camps and more on the Pacific Harbour.
1. Uprising Beach Resort
Your one and only resort-style budget accommodation on the Pacific Harbour is the Uprising Beach Resort. Stay in one of the traditionally-decorated bures (bungalows) with a standard and a deluxe option suitable for couples and families, or save extra by staying in the Tree House Dormitory with a shared bathroom. Facilities at the resort, which is located on the beach looking out to the Beqa Lagoon, include an outdoor swimming pool, gym, rugby field, restaurant, beach bar, massage bure and free use of beach sports equipment like kayaks, beach volleyball, snorkel, etc. For more inspiration on what to do, see out 10 Free & Cheap Things to Do on the Pacific Harbour & Beqa.
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2. Lawaki Beach House
Find your little piece of budget paradise at the Lawaki Beach House on Beqa Island. Choose between staying in one of the private beach bures with either a double bed, two singles or a double with one single and one bunk for families. On top of that, Lawaki has a dormitory, as well as tent sites to make more of a saving. The accommodation offers a meal plan of Fijian and Mediterranean dishes so being fed on the island is easy. With all the basics out of the way, you’ll be able to enjoy your time here snorkelling off the beach, fishing, star-gazing, mountain trekking and enjoy the effortless Fijian culture around you. It’s the ideal place to relax and enjoy “Fiji time” in eco-friendly accommodation.
3. Tsulu Backpackers & Apartments
A backpacker hostel with a whole lot of character, the Tsulu Backpackers is located at the Pacific Harbour’s Arts Village! The Arts Village is famous for its cultural shows, which is a must-see during your stay. Otherwise, you have a cannibal-themed swimming pool and bar to enjoy with your fellow backpackers. The accommodation is a choice of dormitories and four apartments. Some of the apartments have multiple rooms and a kitchen, where you can either hire out the entire apartment or share the apartment with other guests.
4. Navua Upriver Lodge
Escape from it all and get a genuine Fijian experience at the Navua Upriver Lodge. The Fijian-run lodge is located around 25km up the Navua River from Navua town where getting to the lodge is all part of the adventure via bilibili raft organised by the lodge. The lodge has bunks and double room in a basic hut with cooking utensils (but you will need to bring your own food). While simply relaxing or taking bush walks is a great way to spend your time in this stunning wilderness retreat, other activities include fishing, hunting and visits to the local village. Learn more about visiting Fijian villages in our Fiji Village Etiquette: What to Do When Visiting a Fijian Village.
5. Coral Coast Christian Centre
That’s right, this Christian Camp on the outskirts of town provides basic lodging for budget travellers. The accommodation will definitely do the trick offering budget single, twin, double and family rooms which are clean and comfortable. Some rooms are in motel-style cabins with kitchen facilities. As it is a Christian camp, there are a few rules, such as an alcohol ban, which are best to inquire about.